Buying local could help neighborhood families this holiday season. The Jackson Square Holiday Festival and Market will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 5. Visitors can buy artisan and handmade gifts, sample local cuisine, see live entertainment, and even snap photos with Santa. Best of all, this family-friendly event will raise funds for Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties, or ADFAC.
â€œThe winter months can be especially difficult financially for families,â€ ADFAC Executive Director Annie Cacheiro said. â€œThe Jackson Square Festival and Market will be a fun event that raises funds, awareness, and holiday spirit during this crucial time. Weâ€™re excited to be involved.â€
The event planning committee is seeking vendors and offering a special inaugural event rate for space. [Read more…]